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This Tiny Fish Uses Giant Fangs to Inject Heroin-Like Venom Into Would-Be Predators

Nature is savage.<p>Scientists have discovered a chemically unique venom in small tropical fish known as fang blennies. Unlike most venomous creatures, …

Simulation suggests 68 percent of the universe may not actually exist

According to the Lambda Cold Dark Matter (Lambda-CDM) model, which is the current accepted standard for how the universe began and evolved, the …

Scientists Have Detected an Unexplained Explosion Coming From a Galaxy 10.7 Billion Light-Years Away

1,000 times more energy than every star in the galaxy.<p>Scientists have taken the deepest X-ray image of our Universe to date - and within it, they've …

Stunning images of Mars beamed back from Indian space probe reveal the red planet in all its glory

• <b>A set of images has been released as part of data published by the Indian Space Research Organisation</b>• <b><br>They come from the first full year's worth of</b> …

7 strange and surprising ways that humans have recently evolved

But evolution is very much still happening today — and it's happening to us.<p>Right here, right now.<p>It's too soon to say what humans will look like a few thousand years from now, but here are some of the most recent quirks — and even superpowers — we've acquired thanks to the power of selection.

Biology

After 40 years, 12 slayings and 45 rapes, the ‘Golden State Killer’ still eludes police

At first, they called him the East Area Rapist. Then he started killing.<p>The sexual assaults multiplied. So did the bodies. He evolved into the Original Night Stalker, then the Golden State Killer.<p>Over the course of a decade, he slayed 12 people and raped 45. He burglarized more than 120 California …

Crime

Earth - How cancer was created by evolution

Will we ever win the "war on cancer"?<p>The latest figures show just how distant a prospect victory is right now. In the US, the lifetime risk of developing cancer is 42% in men and 38% in women, according to the American Cancer Society. The figures are even worse in the UK. According to Cancer …

Cancer

New Monument Discovered in the Ancient City of Petra

Archaeologists and researchers using satellite imagery and drones have reportedly uncovered a new monument in the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. …

Where Are All the Prehistoric Women and Children?

This post originally appeared in the online anthropology magazine SAPIENS. Follow @SAPIENS_org on Twitter to discover more of their work. Stone …

Anthropology

Proof in the Prints

<b>In 1976</b>, paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey discovered the oldest known hominin footprints. The footprints, in Laetoli, Tanzania, have been dated to …

Evolution

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Use Bacteria as Living Hard Drives

A data dump with a difference.<p>Computers are becoming more like living beings, and now it looks like living beings are becoming more like computers. …

New video makes NASA's next Jupiter mission look like a blockbuster

A spacecraft speeding toward Jupiter for a mission that will ultimately end in a fiery plunge into the giant planet now has a dramatic trailer to …

Mark Cuban

The DNC Hack Reminds Us That Donald Trump Is Clueless On Health Care

On Tuesday, The Washington Post reported that Russian hackers infiltrated the Democratic National Committee's opposition research database. One day later, what appears to be the stolen documents were posted on the internet, giving us a look at what the Democratic party complied on presumptive GOP …

Health Care